Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Provo-Orem is 680.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Provo-Orem earn an average of $62,190 per year or $29.90 per hour.
  • The percentage of Utah Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Provo-Orem is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Provo-Orem is less than 1%.

Rankings for Provo-Orem

  • Ranks #6 in Utah for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #2 in Utah for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #22 in the nation for salary and #155 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #83 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Utah

Provo-Orem Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $62,190 or $29.90 per hour which is 6% less than the Utah average salary of $66,190.

AverageProvo-OremUtah% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.90$31.82-6.03%
Annual Salary$62,190$66,190-6.04%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Provo-Orem Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $62,190 or $29.90 per hour which is 16% more than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageProvo-OremU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.90$25.7216.25%
Annual Salary$62,190$53,49016.26%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Substance Abuse Counselors in Provo-Orem earns an average annual salary of $64,869 which compares to the Utah average annual salary of $66,190. per year.

Cost-of-living in Provo-Orem is 4% less than the Utah average, which means Provo-Orem residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Utah average.

  • Utah average salary is $66,190.
  • Utah cost-of-living adjusted salary is $69,440.
  • Provo-Orem average salary is $62,190.
  • Provo-Orem cost-of-living adjusted salary is $64,869.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Provo-Orem$62,19095.87%$64,869
Utah$66,19095.32%$69,440
U.S.$53,490$53,490
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Provo-Orem, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $39,520 and $76,760 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn more than $98,520, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $30,690, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year68Under $30,690
15%2 – 4 years102$30,690 – $39,520
25%5 – 9 years170$39,520 – $59,910
25%10 – 14 years170$59,910 – $76,760
15%15 – 20 years102$59,910 – $98,520
10%20+ years68Above $98,520
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $62,190, Provo-Orem Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Marriage and Family Therapists ($86,260), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($85,900), School Psychologists ($72,240), and Health Care Social Workers ($66,430).

However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($50,900).

TitleAnnual Salary
Marriage and Family Therapists$86,260
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$85,900
School Psychologists$72,240
Health Care Social Workers$66,430
Substance Abuse Counselors$62,190
Social Workers$50,900
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Provo-Orem Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Provo-Orem is 680.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $62,190 per year or $29.90 per hour in Provo-Orem.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Provo-Orem Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $64,869 per year or $31 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Provo-Orem are Marriage and Family Therapists($86,260), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($85,900), School Psychologists($72,240).


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